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Sometimes it is hard to know where to go for advice and support when your child or you are facing challenging times.  Below you will find information about support services for families and how to access them, either online or by telephone.

Please do contact your son or daughter's Year Leader to discuss any concerns you have, so that we can provide appropriate support in school. 

If you are aware of any services not included , please do let us know by clicking here.

Bereavement

Child Bereavement UK have advice on managing grief and local services.

Web: www.childbereavementuk.org

Cruse Bereavement Care Hertfordshire support the wellbeing of anyone aged 5 - 18 years who’s experienced the death of a loved one. Leave a message on their 24hr helpline and they will contact you back.

Tel: 01707 264 293; Web: www.cruse-hertfordshire.org.uk

Hope Again is the youth website for Cruse Bereavement Care—Nationwide. You can call their free helpline Mon - Fri from 9:30am - 5pm.

Tel: 0808 808 1677; Email: hopeagain@cruse.org.uk; Web: www.hopeagain.org.uk

Stand By Me offer children and young people in North Herts and Stevenage group work bereavement support, including children bereaved by suicide. Also offer advice to parents/carers and professionals working with young people.

Tel: 07469 255163; Email: info@stand-by-me.org.uk; Web: www.stand-by-me.org.uk

Domestic Abuse

Hertfordshire Domestic Abuse Helpline confidential, free helpline for anyone affected by domestic abuse, Mon - Fri 9am - 9pm, Weekends 9am —4pm.

Tel: 08 088 088 088

The Hideout is a website with advice and information about domestic abuse.

Web: www.thehideout.org.uk

Housing

Hertfordshire Young Homeless offer advice and practical support such as; family mediation, and host families, for 16 - 24 year olds who are homeless or worried they might become homeless.

Tel: 0800 0355 775; Web: www.hyh.org.uk

Money

Gamblers Anonymous provides support for gamblers and their friends and/or family.

Web: www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk

Hertfordshire Citizens Advice offer guidance on debt and money, benefits, housing and legal matters. Find your closest centre on the website.

Web: www.hcas.org.uk

National Debtline provide advice for managing any debts you might have through a free helpline open Mon - Fri 9am - 8pm, Sat 9:30am - 1pm.

Tel: 0808 808 4000; Web: www.nationaldebtline.org

Relationship Difficulties

Hertfordshire Young Homeless offer advice and practical support such as; family mediation, and host families, for 16 - 24 year olds who are homeless or worried they might become homeless.

Tel: 0800 0355 775; Web: www.hyh.org.uk

Relate offer counselling to young people, and specialise in relationship troubles.

Tel: 0300 100 1234; Web: www.relate.org.uk